The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 109 80 125
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +45
Permanent jobs citing Lync 27 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 2.25% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 11.86% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 11
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,850 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
457 430 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.40% 18.94% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 360 343 378
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
Berkshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 69 (93.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (62.16%) MS Exchange
3 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
4 33 (44.59%) Windows
5 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (33.78%) Cisco
6 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (31.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (27.03%) MCSE
10 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
11 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
13 15 (20.27%) VMware
13 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (20.27%) SCCM
14 14 (18.92%) Office 365
15 13 (17.57%) Firewall
15 13 (17.57%) MCITP
15 13 (17.57%) SAN
15 13 (17.57%) MS Office
16 12 (16.22%) HP
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (14.86%) Unified Communications
17 11 (14.86%) Citrix
17 11 (14.86%) DHCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (62.16%) MS Exchange
2 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (31.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) SAN
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) DHCP
2 11 (14.86%) Unified Communications
3 8 (10.81%) Wireless
4 6 (8.11%) MPLS
4 6 (8.11%) VPN
4 6 (8.11%) LAN
4 6 (8.11%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) PBX
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.70%) PSTN
8 2 (2.70%) SMTP
8 2 (2.70%) H.323
8 2 (2.70%) IPv4
8 2 (2.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Consultant
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) Architect
4 14 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Network Support
10 3 (4.05%) Support Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) SAML
2 1 (1.35%) OLE
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Vista
5 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) VMS
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
7 1 (1.35%) Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Business Continuity
2 9 (12.16%) Migration
3 6 (8.11%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.41%) Security Management
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.05%) Network Design
7 2 (2.70%) CRM
7 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.35%) Network Management
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.35%) Service Management
8 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.35%) Change Management
8 1 (1.35%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) R
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (27.03%) MCSE
3 13 (17.57%) MCITP
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.81%) CCNP
6 7 (9.46%) MCTS
7 4 (5.41%) MCP
8 2 (2.70%) CCIE
8 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) CCVP
9 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) Terminal Server
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.35%) UAG
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) SCOM
2 7 (9.46%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.70%) SCSM
3 2 (2.70%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) Cisco
3 15 (20.27%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) HP
5 11 (14.86%) Citrix
6 7 (9.46%) Aruba
7 5 (6.76%) Intel
8 4 (5.41%) Sage
9 3 (4.05%) Mitel
9 3 (4.05%) Juniper
9 3 (4.05%) Sophos
9 3 (4.05%) Polycom
10 2 (2.70%) IronPort
10 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) Siemens
10 2 (2.70%) Lotus
10 2 (2.70%) Symantec
11 1 (1.35%) Avaya
11 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
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